Join Dr. Krister Lowe and leading organizational coach Jennifer Porter for this week’s episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Jennifer is the Managing Partner and a specialist in leadership and team coaching at the Boda Group. The Boda Group helps leaders and teams assess their capabilities, clarify how they want to engage and lead, strengthen critical relationships and skills, and operate more effectively. Prior to founding The Boda Group in 2011, Jennifer was a COO of Circles and Sentient Jet, a leadership coach with Spencer & Bean, a Vice President of Einstein Bagels and a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Jennifer holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University, and has pursued training and certification in: Interpersonal Dynamics at Stanford; Enneagram; The Coaches Training Institute, CPCC; International Coach Federation, PCC; Team Diagnostic Assessment; Harvard University/Kegan and Lahey: Immunity to Change; CRR Global, Advanced Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC). In this episode Jennifer shares her experience making the transition from a c-suite executive to a leadership and team coach as well as stories of hits and misses from her own team coaching practice. Themes explored in the episode include assessment in team coaching, structural dynamics, dialogue and native american counsel practices, team norms and operating principles, virtual team coaching platforms, the distinction between team training and team coaching, the link between business outcomes and team behaviors, scheduling team coaching engagements, discussable and undiscussable dialogue topics, building a "say anything" culture in teams, modeling and being bold as the team coach, finding "sandbox" clients to learn as a beginning team coach, supervision, having a plan while also working in the moment, and more. This episode is full of value, tips and lessons learned!